Topic: Group Benefits

    What is a gig worker?
    By Gretchen Smitson on December 11, 2018

    Independent work  A gig worker is an employee who has been contracted temporarily in order to perform an agreed upon task. Gig workers can work...

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    What is the CHIP notice?
    By Emily Kubis on December 3, 2018

    Employers must notify workers of possible premium assistance Employers providing group health insurance in states with premium assistance through...

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    What's the difference between an offer letter & employment agreement?
    By Gretchen Smitson on November 29, 2018

      When bringing on a new hire, there are two documents that are sometimes confused: offer letters and employment agreements. What are the...

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    What is a 401(k)?
    By Gretchen Smitson on November 27, 2018

    Retirement savings account A 401(k) is a tax-free retirement savings account that many employers offer to employees as an employee benefit. These...

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    What's the difference between exempt & nonexempt?
    By Gretchen Smitson on November 20, 2018

      FLSA overtime laws FLSA overtime laws in the United States require employers to pay non-exempt employees 1.5 times regular wages for any hours...

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    Five features to look for in a time and attendance system
    By Alex Tolbert on November 16, 2018

    Check out this column in HR Technologist: If you have hourly employees, you know how important it is to keep an accurate and compliant record of...

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    Which wage and hour changes have been made under the Trump administration?
    By Gretchen Smitson on November 15, 2018

    Regulatory agendas promise change Ever since the Trump administration released its first regulatory agenda in 2016, there have been promises in...

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    How to find an HRIS
    By Emily Kubis on November 14, 2018

    How small businesses can access HR software More and more small businesses are bringing their HR administration online through an ...

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    What is a SHOP plan?
    By Gretchen Smitson on November 13, 2018

      SHOP plan definition A The Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) plan is a group health insurance option for small businesses with fewer...

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    How do I write an employee handbook?
    By Emily Kubis on November 12, 2018

      Build a road map for employees The employee handbook is the single most important document for your organization. It is a road map...

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